EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Take Your Pick of the Debian Litter
Aug 11, 2005, 10:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Since Knoppix burst dramatically into the Linux scene there has
been an explosion of Debian-based distributions. This is welcome
news to us lonely souls who have long been preaching that Red Hat
is not Linux. Linux covers a far wider spectrum, as a quick peek at
DistroWatch demonstrates. You'll find everything from tiny
specialized Linuxes that fit on embedded devices, USB keys, floppy
diskettes, or miniature CDs, to full-blown 'kitchen sink'
distributions that fill a DVD. Red Hat deserves a substantial
amount of credit for supporting Linux development, popularizing
Linux, and spawning a host of other Linux distributions. Just don't
think that Red Hat is all there is to the Linux world..."